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Aircraft Engine Parts Cleaner

  • ID: 511299
  • Posted: 6/30/2022
  • Location: Kingsville, TX
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 12 + Months


Acara Solutions is looking for an Aircraft Engine Parts Cleaner for our client located in Kingsville, TX

  • Removes rust, corrosion, grease, tar, dirt, or paint from metal or composite surfaces by directing a spray of various grit compounds, seed or steel shot, or plastic media, using compressed air from a nozzle, or by chemical/stripping agents.
  • The use of hand or power tools be needed to complete the removal/stripping of surface, coating, or corrosion.
  • Working from oral and written instructions, sets up the necessary equipment for using aluminum oxide, glass beads, grit, plastic media, and other chemical agents such as cleaning compounds and stripper as needed to clean parts in preparations for painting or repairing parts.
  • Selects correct tooling to avoid damage to critical areas.
  • Loads components to be cleaned into blasting compartments or works in open hanger area on aircraft and large components cleaning, masking, and removing paint.
  • Manipulates hose to direct stream of cleaning agent to remove surface contaminants from the parent material or substrate.
  • Using blasting compartments, reached in through the rubber lined openings and holds work piece in abrasive stream while viewing progress of work through compartment window.
  • Takes precaution to avoid uneven blasting which might significantly change the shape or balance of critical objects.
  • Exercises care to avoid rough polished or bearing surface by masking such areas. Masks to protect bearings, glass, fiberglass from chemical damage.
  • Cleans disassembled parts by using solvent at a cleaning booth and uses air to dry parts after cleaning.
  • Uses steam cleaner to clean aircraft or components before and after stripping, hand cleans and treats surface before moving to line for repairing or painting.
  • On alternate assignments, transports items to be processed into work area by means of dollies, hoist.
  • Cleans aircraft surface, tape seals, wraps, and prepares aircraft surface for spray lac (cocoon) when aircraft needed long time storage or low shipboard shipment.
  • Needed to apply chemical conversion or protective spray coatings to the work piece.
  • Be needed to work repetitious job assignments.
  • Be able to set up work in blasting equipment, select proper processes and tolling, and load machines with various blasting compounds.
  • Mist knows the types of material being worked and be able to read and interpret instructions, labels, tags, work orders and be able to identify basic metals and know the effects of acids and solvents on these metals when not controlled.
  • Receives oral instructions from supervisor.
  • Incumbents are responsible for ensuring that Total Quality is incorporated during work processes and in completed work by thoroughness in complying with FOD, Tool Control, Housekeeping, and Certification.
  • Worker inspects own work; however, work is subject to inspection by shop supervisor or leader assigned.
  • Written guides such as work orders, local process specifications or special instructions pertaining to sandblasting, cleaning, paint stripping, corrosion treatment, vapor honing and finishing, Damage to materials, tools and equipment is minimal when work is properly performed.

Pay and Benefits:

  • The Salary for this position is $34.19 per hour (Max Pay rate).
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Aircraft Engine Parts Cleaner
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in processes involved to remove paint or corrosion by chemical or particle blast method.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Incumbents are needed to support OJT of in experienced personnel or trainees by sharing their knowledge and skills with personnel assigned to work with them.
  • Needed to adapt to applicable modern technology developed in the trade field and become familiar with and operate new or modern tolls and equipment associated with the trade skills.

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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